Category:Songs written by Pam Sheyne
Pages in category "Songs written by Pam Sheyne"
The following 18 pages are in this category, out of 18 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 18 pages are in this category, out of 18 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Genie in a Bottle – Genie in a Bottle is a song by American singer Christina Aguilera from her self-titled debut album released in 1999. It was written and produced by Steve Kipner and David Frank, the song was released on June 22,1999 by RCA Records as the albums lead single. Genie in a Bottle uses sexual references to talk about the theme of self-respect, Genie in a Bottle received generally favorable reviews from contemporary music critics, most of whom praised the songs lyrics and Aguileras vocals on the track. The single achieved success, peaking atop the record charts of 21 countries. In the United States, the song peaked atop the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, a music video for Genie in a Bottle was directed by Diane Martel and shot in Malibu, California. The video was received by media outlets and gained many plays on music channels including VH1. She began recording sessions with producers Roberts Alleca and Michael Brown, despite being offered free studio time with Alleca and Brown, Aguilera ventured to Japan in an effort to boost her career. While there, the pair offered her the opportunity to collaborate with Japanese pop star Keizo Nakanishi on the track All I Wanna Do, though the experience failed to achieve commercial success. As her international successes broadened, Aguilera caught the attention of future manager Steve Kurtz, she had previously had an agreement with Ruth Inniss. Kurtz spent much of his devoted to finding Aguilera a record deal. Just as communications with RCA Records began, she was offered the chance to record Reflection and its success landed her a multi-album recording contract. RCAs financial state prevented them from contending with major labels at the time, originally, Aguilera wasnt too crazy about the demo recording for Genie in a Bottle, though she eventually became proud of the end result. EMI executive Carla Ondrasik introduced two of her most prominent songwriters, David Frank and Steve Kipner and they began working together, and later collaborated with writer Pamelia Sheyne. The evening before their appointment, Frank awoke with an idea for a song which consisted of an eight bar loop with a lot of different changes. When presenting the track to Sheyne, she performed the lyrics If you want to be with me, the three writers continued adding lyrics to a really fast writing session, they agreed that intellect was an afterthought, with the main intention to create a hit song. They agreed a female should serve as the singer, at which point Frank recommended that Aguilera record the track. Aguilera contributed a spoken hook for the song, commenting that there wasnt enough time between the Mulan soundtrack and Christina Aguilera recording sessions for her to provide lyrical offerings. She later claimed that she had a role in the tracks production, stating that she adjusted instruments
2. He Loves U Not – He Loves U Not is a song by American girl group Dream. It was released on September 5,2000 as the debut single and is featured on their debut album It Was All a Dream. It was written in 1999 by Steve Kipner, David Frank and Pamela Sheyne, a pop and R&B song, He Loves U Not is about a girl confronting another girl trying to steal her boyfriend. He Loves U Not received mixed reviews from critics who gave credit to the production and lyrics, the song peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for two weeks, behind Destinys Childs Independent Women. It also peaked at numbers 3,9 and 15 on the Mainstream Top 40, Rhythmic and it managed to reach the top 40 in countries like Australia, Brazil, Canada, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden and the UK. They first performed the song live by touring with pop group *NSYNC on their No Strings Attached Tour. The song was certified Gold by the RIAA for selling over 500,000 copies in the United States, lead vocals are performed by Holly Arnstein with speaking breaks by Melissa Schuman. Diana Ortiz can be heard saying a few Spanish phrases, the song is sung from the point of view of a girl confronting another girl who is trying to steal her boyfriend, to whom she claims, He loves me, he loves you not. He Loves U Not received a reception from music critics who praised the production and lyrics. AllMusics Stephen Thomas Erlewine highlighted the song as a Track Pick, arion Berger of Rolling Stone praised the song for exuding bright attitude, saying that it has a whipping elasticity and sass to spare. A writer for People, reviewing the album, was positive towards the songs adult content and preferred the tracks Mr. Telephone Man. The song gave them a Soul Train Lady of Soul Award nomination for Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist, Group, Band or Duo but lost to 3LWs No More. He Loves U Not was a U. S. hit, peaking at number 1 on the Hot Singles Sales chart, the song debuted at number 99 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of September 30,2000. Six weeks later, it entered the top 40 at number 32 for the week of November 11,2000 and it entered the top 10 at number 8 for the week of December 16,2000. Despite impressive sales, the song couldnt get past rival girl group Destinys Childs 11-week reign at number 1 with Independent Women, thus as a result and it also reached number 15 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart the week of January 6,2001. It was certified Gold by the RIAA on January 2,2001 for selling over 500,000 copies in the United States, in Australia, the song entered the ARIA Singles Chart on March 11,2001 and stayed there for three weeks, peaking at number 35. The song was released in the United Kingdom, peaking at number 17 on the UK Singles Chart on March 17,2001. The music video for He Loves U Not was shot June 28–30,2000, the video debuted at number 9 on MTVs Total Request Live on December 11,2000
3. I Don't Care (Angela Via song) – I Dont Care is a pop song written by David Frank, Steve Kipner and Pamela Sheyne. It was produced by Frank and Kipner for Angela Vias debut self-titled album, the single appeared on September 19,2000 in the United States market, which reached the Billboard Hot Singles Sales chart. I Dont Care was aimed at fans of Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and it appeared on the ARIA Singles Chart, but was not included on her debut album, Innocent Eyes. The Sydney Morning Heralds Guy Blackman described the track as a slice of Britney-esque tween-pop. Goodrem had been discovered and nurtured by Glenn Wheatley, and signed with Sony Music Australia, the track was recorded with Vince Pizzinga producing. You dont know how the military operation before a song even gets to the radio. The single is rare and has been spotted selling on eBay for $199.99. Despite seldom mentioned as Goodrems debut single, it did feature during her 2005 Visualise Tour and it was also featured in the Edge of Seventeen medley, which was included as a B-side to her I Cant Break It to My Heart single. Goodrems video for this song followed a simple theme and it showed an angsty Goodrem escaping from her parents house to be with her rebellious boyfriend. The boyfriend takes Goodrem on a ride into the forest. When Goodrem takes her blindfold off, she is surrounded by a full of ribbons. The video is intercut with scenes of Goodrem dancing in a Christmas-light-filled backdrop. Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
4. Irresistible (Jessica Simpson song) – Irresistible is a song by American recording artist Jessica Simpson that Sony Music released on April 12,2001, as the lead single from her second studio album of the same name. The lyrics are sexually suggestive than Simpsons previous songs. The song, composed in the key of G sharp minor, is a mid-tempo R&B number with dance-pop, teen pop, instruments featured in the song include strings, synthesizers, percussion, and acoustic piano. The lyrics center on the tension between a womans sexual desires and her inhibitions. A So So Def remix of the piece features Lil Bow Wow and Jermaine Dupri, the accompanying music video, directed by Simon Brand, has a James Bond theme and features scenes of Simpson dressed as a spy. A music video for the So So Def remix was filmed, featuring appearances by Dupri. She performed the song as part of the set list of her DreamChaser Tour, the single was also promoted with live performances on various televised appearances and the MTV Total Request Live Tour. Irresistible was featured on the Disney Channel Original Series Lizzie McGuire, critics gave Irresistible mostly negative reviews noting the similarity to Pinks There You Go. Although a few praised the song for its theme and production, most criticized Simpsons singing style, the nature of the songs lyrics. The song reached number eleven on the UK Singles Chart and number fifteen on the United States Billboard Hot 100, while peaking within the top twenty in nine other countries. Despite not charting within the top twenty in Australia, it was certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association for shipments of more than 35,000 copies within the country. The song ranked on the Billboard Hot 100 and Australian year-end charts at numbers sixty-three and fifty, respectively. Initial recording of the song was done at the Murlyn Studios, Stockholm, for which Sheyne provided the vocals with the final recording being done at Sony Music Studios. So, when Pam mentioned the title, we came up with the tempo and the whole feeling of the song. There was a good flow to that song. We played around with the melody, put down the demo, vocals were recorded and engineered by Robert Williams using a Sony C-800G Studio Tube condenser microphone while post-recording editing, via the Pro Tools software, was done by Peter Wade Keusch. Mats Berntoft played the guitar on the track, while Bagge mixed the song, ted Jensen mastered it at Sterling Sound, New York City. Irresistible is a moderately paced R&B song composed in the form with a play time of three minutes and thirteen seconds
5. Just a Little Bit (Mutya Buena song) – Just a Little Bit is a song by English singer and former Sugababes member Mutya Buena. The song was written by Eg White and Pam Sheyne, and it is the opening track from her debut studio album Real Girl, and was released in the United Kingdom on 22 October 2007 as the albums third single. Just a Little Bit is an R&B song with elements of soul and it received generally positive reviews from music critics, who commended Buenas vocal performance. The single peaked at number 65 on the UK Singles Chart, Buena performed it at The Borderline, London in April 2007. Just a Little Bit was written and produced by the British musician Eg White, the song was recorded by English singer Mutya Buena for her debut studio album Real Girl, and serves as the albums opening track. Just a Little Bit was released in the United Kingdom on 22 October 2007 as the single from Real Girl. Buena spoke about her nervousness about the release, saying. Coming out of a group like the Subjugates, you want to do as well or better. You see so many artists come out of bands nose-dive and I think. The CD single contains an edit of the song, three remixes, and its accompanying music video. Just a Little Bit is an R&B song with a Motown-inspired opening, Buenas vocals in the song are soulful and upbeat. It differs from her previous single Song 4 Mutya which prominently featured synthesizers, Just a Little Bit is reminiscent of the Sugababes earlier material and has a delicate and tender approach, according to Alex Fletcher from Digital Spy. While its splendid to hear Buena deliver her delicious dulcet tones without Groove Armada sticking their oars in, so much so that you half expect Easther and Vernie from Eternal to join in with the harmonies at one point. The song received positive reviews from music critics. Harry Guerin of RTÉ. ie wrote that Just a Little Bit was one of the tracks from Real Girl that shows Buena at her best, the New Zealand Herald critic Rebecca Barry Hill praised Buenas vocal performance on the song, which she characterised as bluesy. Claire Allfree from Metro regarded Just a Little Bit as one of the better tracks. Alex Fletcher from Digital Spy gave the song a three out of five rating and wrote, It lacks that killer pop hook to make it anything more than a decent album track. Mickey McMonagle from the Sunday Mail commended Buenas vocal delivery, the Independents Andy Gill placed the song in his Download this category
6. Love Potion (song) – Love Potion is the twenty-first single by Japanese recording artist Alisa Mizuki. It was released on August 21,2002, as the single from Mizukis fourth compilation album History. The title track is a Japanese-language cover Christina Aguileras Genie in a Bottle, the Japanese lyrics were written by Takeshi Aida. The song served as theme song for the fourth and final season of the Fuji TV drama Nurse no Oshigoto. The A-side and theme song for the drama was initially announced to be a cover of Madonnas Crazy for You, the said cover of Crazy for You subsequently went unreleased. Love Potion is Mizukis second single to be issued in CCCD format, love Potion debuted on the Oricon Weekly Singles chart at number 30 with 7,260 copies sold in its first week. The single charted for three weeks and has sold a total of 13,490 copies